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. joining us now is the author of "china airborne" and the national correspondent of the atlantic, james fallows. good afternoon, james. >> thank you for coming on. the chinese came out today and strongly denied all of these allegations. should they be believed? is this just a case of threat inflation as we like to call it? >> the chinese statement was in keeping with its government's usual response to accusations like this. they said that they never have endorsed hacking of anybody else, they resolutely enforce their laws. there's no violation of privacy laws in china. i think that's difficult to take seriously. i think the main point here is that for decades, for more than a decade now, there have been increasing both government and corporate concerns in the u.s. about hacking from a lot of places, including china, and the news in this latest report is tying it more specifically to the chinese military than had been done in the previous encounters. >> now, they appear to have targeted companies like facebook, apple, twitter and google among others. isn't this an indication that they we
. >> this is really a message for the united states. >> one thing that would get their attention and china's attention is if you give nuclear weapons to south korea and china. i think he looks like a knuckle head. >> like a nincompoop. ♪ >> we are now less than five hours away from the president's state of the union address where he'll lay out the agenda for his second term in office. and it's safe to assume that his preparations received a severe jolt this morning with the disturbing news that north korea had carried out another nuclear weapons test in violation of the united nations, and this one significantly stronger than their two previous tests. and it's in this alarming context that republicans are seeking at this very moment to stymie the president's nominee for secretary of defense. the senate armed services committee has been considering the nomination of chuck hagel for more than an hour, and all against a backdrop of republican opposition. >> with respect to chuck hagel and brennan, defense and cia just in the last week, their performance in front of the committees that have to confirm t
, you know, if mali is a priority, egypt is a priority, turkey is a priority, the conflict between china, japan, and south korea is a worry, the worry about a north korean nuclear test is a priority. we could go on and on. a secretary of state's job really is to keep all those balls in the air so, frankly, we're on tv talking about them as little as possible. >> right. you know, michael, the other thing that strikes me that now-secretary kerry is going to have to deal with is the changing nature of some of these engagements. it's not just drones and deployments but what's the complement of troops we send? what's the complement of non -- of folks from the state department that we send? the relationship between the pentagon and the state department seems to have changed as well. how will he weigh in on that? >> yeah, those are good questions. i think if i could just take two examples. with syria and also with afghanistan, you have questions of where the united states has to figure out some next policy steps that are pretty big and get to the question you raise, the balance between troops p
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for a fraction of the cost live, learn, & get luvs. he can talk to china, mongolia and all the koreas and he eats velveeta shells and cheese. so who are you calling amateur? liquid gold. eat like that guy you know. >>> from a rove and a rove and a rove shall i go to the west coast trumps east coast makeover for my man rubio. hear are today's toplines. i get around. >> we can learn a lot from last election. >> if only people knew what the republicans were about. >> cross roads is second to none in our support of tea party candidates. >> cross roads spent $300 million and republicans lost seats and lost the presidency. >> cantor is saying we're going to have to do a better job of explaining who we are. >> a fundamental rethinking of the more extreme and antiquated positions that right now form the backbone of the republican party platform. >> ar-15s are commonly available. there are over 3 million in circulation right now in the united states. >> mine's bigger. >> one of the things about an ar-15 is a weapon easily handled by people. >> i beg your pardon. >> my cucumber. it's bigger. >> they should
together five votes to break the filibuster and not break too much china, that's fine, but if he can't, if we get to a situation where this nomination is truly in limbo and it is hurting the united states, then he he has to go to the public and go after the obstructionists and he's already in the last few weeks of his second term, he has begun to be more confrontational. he needs to continue on that path. >> dana, does it seem remarkable to you that he's only just given his state of the union address at the beginning of his second term and yet the obstructionism that we observed in the first term only seems to have been amplified? >> well, certainly. it didn't even take until now for that to happen. >> quite. >> the fighting began immediately after the election and that is republicans have managed to convince themselves that they, too, have a mandate because they remain in the majority in the house even though as we have discussed before they didn't actually receive a majority of the vote in the house either. the problem is the way things are done, to take ted cruz as an example, the
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